Tue, 17 Sep 2019

Kremlin calls for de-escalation of tensions in Gulf

MOSCOW, Russia - A spokesman for the Kremlin has cautioned the international community against jumping to conclusions on who may ...

OIC summit condemns Israeli settlements 'colonial' policies

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community, especially the UN, to ...

US Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Hacking Groups

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved ...

UN-Secretary-General in Bahamas: "I've never seen anything like this"

GRAND BAHAMA, The Bahamas - The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered ...

Hamza bin Laden was killed in Afghanistan/Pakistan region

WASHINGTON, DC - The White House has confirmed the death of Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden.Despite ...

12 million children will never see the inside of a school

New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million ...

Major attack on oil infrastructure plants in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Two of the largest Saudi Aramco oil facilities have been set on fire by drones.A total ...

Trump: US is 'Locked and Loaded' to Respond to Saudi Oil Attack

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump says American forces are 'locked and loaded' to respond to the fiery attacks ...

Misused Donations Hurt Global Trust in South Sudan, Officials Say

JUBA - U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Thomas Hushek said it will take time for the international community to regain ...

Envoy: Venezuela's Guaido Considers Attending UN General Assembly

WASHINGTON - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido is considering attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York this month ...

Greece Seeks Europe's OK to Repay Part of IMF Loans Early

ATHENS - Greece has asked its European creditors to approve the early repayment of part of its bailout loans from ...

Will Saudi Oil Attacks Worsen Sunni-Shi'ite Tensions

CAIRO - Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil installations in the country's predominantly Shi'ite Eastern Province could heat up long-standing tensions ...

Italian Police Arrest Three Accused of Torturing Migrants in Libya

Italian police arrested three men Monday accused of torturing and extorting money from migrants in a Libyan detention center.Prosecutors in ...

Egypt, Ethiopia at Odds as Talks Over Blue Nile Dam Resume

CAIRO - Egypt says Ethiopia has "summarily rejected" its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East ...

France's Foreign Minister Pledges Support for 'New Sudan'

KHARTOUM - France's foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan's transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum ...

Trump: Wed Certainly Like to Avoid War With Iran

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump says it looks like Iran is responsible for attacks on oil facilities in ...

Global Nuclear Threat 'Highest Since Cuban Missile Crisis'

LONDON - World leaders meeting at the United Nations General Assembly, which begins Tuesday in New York, must make nuclear ...

Verdict in Trial of RFA Reporters in Cambodia Now Due on Oct. 3

The verdict in the trial of two former Radio Free Asia journalists charged with espionage and the production of pornography ...

Felix in US squad for world championships

Los Angeles - United States track and field star Allyson Felix was named to her ninth consecutive World Championships team ...

Ligue 1 official not bullied into VAR review: ref chief

Paris - French football authorities insisted on Monday that a Ligue 1 referee had not been bullied into overturning via ...

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J-K: Northern Army Commander visits forward areas in Ladakh sector

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept 16 (ANI): Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on Monday visited forward locations ...

Mongolia President Battulga on 5-day long visit India from Sept 19

New Delhi [India], Sept 16 (ANI): Mongolia President Khaltmaagiin Battulga, accompanied by a high-level official and business delegation, will pay ...

Bangladesh axe Soumya in further T20 overhaul

Dhaka - Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday axed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar and called up three uncapped players in ...

Blast targets university students in Ghazni, 1 killed

Kabul [Afghanistan], Sep 16 (ANI): At least one person was killed and five others suffered injuries in a magnetic improvised ...

Bangladesh changes squad for rest of T20I tri-nation series

Dubai [UAE], Sept 16 (ANI): After facing a 25-run defeat at the hands of Afghanistan in the ongoing T20I tri-nation ...

Exercise TSENTR 2019 starts off in Russia's DONGUZ Ranges

Donguz Range (Russia), Sep 15 (ANI): The opening ceremony of Exercise TSENTR 2019, which aims at countering the threat of ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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